The Surprising Benefits of Unconditional Positive Regard

Nir Eyal

The post The Surprising Benefits of Unconditional Positive Regard appeared first on Nir and Far. Motivation

Product Positioning vs. Market Positioning: The Key Difference

Proficientz

If you’ve ever asked yourself, What the biggest difference is between product positioning vs. market positioning? In its simplest form, it’s the target audience and the scope of what you’re positioning. The Playbook: Product Positioning.

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5 Product Positioning Mistakes to Absolutely Avoid

Mind the Product

A product marketer acquaintance of mine – Mukul – recently asked for some advice on his product positioning. The very first thing I did was ask him about his process – what work had gone into his positioning decisions.

Product Positioning by April Dunford

Mind the Product

emphasising the importance of product positioning and outlining a battleplan-like methodology, showing how to fight fights you can win, turn competitor strengths to weaknesses, and how to justify why your product is the [.].

Better Learning, Better Results: A Guide for Product and Project Leaders

Continuous improvement is the differentiator that can drive your team to the next level. Download our 4-step guide to collaborative learning and position your team for success.

SUNDAY REWIND: Five steps to positioning your product

Mind the Product

In a sea of products, how do we position ours so that they stand out from the crowd? We revisit a post from Vikash Koushik Sreenivasan where he shares some simple steps to effective positioning. [.] General Positioning Sunday Rewind

How to develop a positive mental health culture as a product leader

Mind the Product

How can product leaders develop a positive mental health culture to ensure that their teams are supported and performing at their best? [.] Read more » The post How to develop a positive mental health culture as a product leader appeared first on Mind the Product.

Do Contractors Influence Teams Positively or Negatively?

The Product Coalition

What do we know about having contractors on product & engineering teams? Continue reading on Product Coalition ». agile teamwork contractors research software-development

The Power of Product Positioning and the “7 Ps” Marketing Mix

280 Group

PlayStation Classic was designed with far too little consideration into product positioning — the most important point of product marketing — and the blunder in sales was a direct result of this glaring oversight. What is Product Positioning? That’s the power of positioning.

Top 10: Why Salespeople Don’t Use Corporate Positioning Decks

Proficientz

Directly from many salespeople (clients) over the past 20 years, here are the most popular responses (in no particular order) to the question, “Why don’t you use the corporate positioning deck? “All about us” positioning is a monologue, not a conversation.

Monetizing Analytics Features: Why Data Visualizations Will Never Be Enough

uniquely position your application in the market and base your oferings on new. MONETIZING ANALYTICS FEATURES: Why Data Visualizations. Will Never Be Enough. Go beyond basic embedded dashboards to diferentiate your. application and maximize the value of embedded analytics.

How Vision, Strategy and Positioning are Related. 

Business of Software Conference

April Dunford: Confusing Positioning and Strategy. I do positioning, and they’re like, hey, yeah, it’s the same thing.” How are vision, strategy, and positioning related? Positioning. Positioning is about customers.

Powerful Product Positioning: Follow These Three Rules

Proficientz

Powerful product positioning usually boils down to the best story, which is not always the best product. Great positioning is centered on the aspirations of your target customers and why those aspirations are so important to their success. The post Powerful Product Positioning: Follow These Three Rules appeared first on Proficientz. Product Management Playbook Positioning & Sales Enablement

Product Positioning Tip 6 of 7: Structuring a Positioning Presentation

Proficientz

Sign up for The Art & Science of Positioning Solutions. Product Positioning Tip 5 of 7: Include Emotion. Product Positioning Tip 4 of 7: “Net It Out” Value Themes for Greater Simplicity. Product Positioning Tip 3 of 7: Verbalizing a Product Overview in 30 Seconds. Product Positioning Tip 2 of 7: Creating Headlines That Hook. Product Positioning Tip 1 of 7: Use Results to Communicate Differentiation. You’ve surely experienced this scenario.

Five Steps to Positioning Your Product

Mind the Product

If building products is hard, positioning your product is harder. No matter what you build and sell, how you position your product dictates what you do. How you prioritize, marketing campaigns, sales strategy, it all changes based on how your product is positioned. How do you position your product? The tone and the angle you use to position your product will depend on the market and the buyer’s state of mind you’ve surmised from steps 3 and 4.

5 Early Indicators Your Embedded Analytics Will Fail

positive ROI,” writes Anne Moxie in a Nucleus Research. Updating your application’s dashboards and reporting features. may feel optional—until suddenly it’s not. Watch for these 5 signs. that you’re at risk for an analytics emergency. Early Indicators. Your Embedded.

The Importance of Product Positioning

280 Group

In this video 280 Group CEO and Founder, Brian Lawley, is joined by Senior Consultant/Trainer, Tom Evans, who is a Product Management and Product Marketing expert.The topic is why good product positioning is so critical for your product and your messaging. Watch the Video Product positioning is one of those topics that Tom finds to be highly misunderstood in the marketplace. The post The Importance of Product Positioning appeared first on 280 Group Product Management.

Positioning Technical Features to Sound Simple

Proficientz

Our product is very unique technically, but we’re having trouble positioning technical features in non-technical terms. The biggest mistake most people make when they try to position technical features is that they try to explain HOW they work. Positioning is 80% about WHO, WHAT & WHY. The post Positioning Technical Features to Sound Simple appeared first on Proficientz. In The Trenches Positioning & Sales Enablement

Crafting a Useful Positioning Statement

Actuation Consulting

A strong positioning statement is an important ingredient for success. In this post we share some tips for developing a well thought out positioning statement. What is a Positioning Statement? A well-crafted positioning statement brings together your overall value proposition with your positioning for a product. A Good Positioning Statement Framework. Four Essentials for a Useful Positioning Statement. Other Forms for Your Positioning Statement.

Sales, Positioning and the Nobody Zone

Proficientz

” Good sales positioning and discovery techniques can help you understand true buyer motivations so you don’t end up in the Nobody Zone. This stage is where your company messaging and solution positioning can fully engage buyers or push them away. This is where good positioning pays huge dividends because your sales and marketing materials speak the buyer’s language before the issues have been formally discussed. Blog Positioning & Sales Enablement

Positioning to Win: How to Harness a Product Superpower

Speaker: April Dunford, Executive Consultant, Speaker, and Author

Positioning forms the foundation of a product's go-to market strategy. Your marketing plans, your sales strategy, your customer segmentation, your product roadmap - each of these uses positioning as an input. Yet as important as positioning is, it is deeply misunderstood. In this session, April Dunford is going to arm you with the tools you need to master positioning.

Product Positioning: Overcoming Seven Obstacles to a Great Value Story

Proficientz

Here’s an example of product positioning at its finest. Product knowledge is a big fat handicap when it comes to positioning value because it forces you to overthink everything. As product managers and product marketers, all you have to do is bring their vision of success to life with your positioning and you’ve got a winner. Here are seven common obstacles and a few simple remedies that’ll help you create great product positioning.

Product Positioning Tip 5 of 7: Include Emotion

Proficientz

The Playbook : The #1 rule of positioning is that it has to reflect the customer’s mindset. Interesting, emotional and credible positioning is a delicate balance. Sign up for The Art & Science of Positioning Solutions. Product Positioning Tip 4 of 7: “Net It Out” Value Themes for Greater Simplicity. Product Positioning Tip 3 of 7: Verbalizing a Product Overview in 30 Seconds. Product Positioning Tip 2 of 7: Creating Headlines That Hook.

How To Position a Product

BrainMates

Product positioning is an important part of a product marketing strategy. Why does product positioning matter? Product Positioning is a core marketing tool that can help to convince potential buyers to select your product from the sea of other possibilities.

Is It Easier to Position Products You Haven’t Built Yet?

Proficientz

People in marketing, sales and even on our product teams could position products we hadn’t built yet and do it with remarkable clarity. We weren’t nearly as good positioning products we already had. Product Positioning Tip 3 of 7: Verbalizing a Product Overview in 30 Seconds.

Positioning Your Community: How to Find and Deliver Your Community's Unique Value

Speaker: Richard Millington, the Founder of FeverBee

Join us on Tuesday, May 11th at 12:00 PM EDT for a webinar led by Richard Millington, the Founder of FeverBee. Richard will talk through FeverBee’s approach to identifying and delivering on an organization's unique value.

Obviously Awesome: Positioning Your Product – April Dunford on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

April Dunford’s mtpcon Digital 2020 keynote on positioning was so good that we couldn’t pass up the opportunity to dig deeper into the topic with her. In this episode, sponsored by Amplitude , listen to learn about: * What positioning is. *

Positioning Intelligence Newsletter: December 16, 2021

Messages that Matter

Positioning Intelligence Newsletter: December 16, 2021 Read More ». The post Positioning Intelligence Newsletter: December 16, 2021 first appeared on Messages that Matter. Newsletter

What is positioning and how do you claim a position in your market?

Messages that Matter

When colleagues or peers or marketing consultants refer to positioning, what do you think they mean? There is often a debate about what positioning is, and what it is not. The post What is positioning and how do you claim a position in your market? Positioning

Answer seven questions to converge on the ideal positioning statement

Messages that Matter

… Answer seven questions to converge on the ideal positioning statement Read More ». The post Answer seven questions to converge on the ideal positioning statement first appeared on Messages that Matter. Messaging Positioning

Iterate Your Way to a Top Analytics Product Experience

Speaker: Richard Cheng, Associate Product Manager, Mark43

Mark43 is on a mission to bring public safety data management into the 21st century. To fix traditionally paper-heavy and error-prone processes, they needed a secure and easy-to-use product experience that simplified and unified crime data collection and management.

The positive effects of the pandemic on UXR

StudioTeam

Such a positive outlook didn’t happen overnight. To end on a positive note, the world of research has expanded incrementally. The post The positive effects of the pandemic on UXR appeared first on UX Studio.

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June BOM: Positioning

Pragmatic Marketing

June’s Box of the Month is positioning. Then you can create internal positioning documents for developing external messages that focus on each key buyer or persona. We’ll discuss the differences between branding and positioning , ways to strengthen positioning using product message maps , and why positioning should be done before gaining executive approval for a product or feature.

Positioning for Product Managers

Sachin Rekhi

Positioning, while classically considered part of the marketing world, is absolutely essential for every product manager to understand. Positioning refers to the place that a brand occupies in the minds of customers and its perceived differentiation from its competitors. Positioning ultimately dictates the frame of reference that your customers leverage when evaluating your product. The most classic literature on positioning comes from Jack Trout's book, Differentiate or Die.

Using Serial Position Effect in UX Design

AB Tasty

UX designers leverage the serial position effect to improve their designs and create a better experience for consumers. This article was originally posted on AB Tasty as Using Serial Position Effect in UX Design

Bridging the Online and Offline: How to Apply Product Thinking to Expanding Your eCommerce Business

Speaker: John Cutler, Product Evangelist and Coach at Amplitude

In a post-COVID world, online retailers are forced to reevaluate their position and address the challenge of adopting new customer experiences. Even brick and mortar businesses are integrating more digital approaches to CX -- testing out loyalty programs and subscription-based models. Join John Cutler, Product Evangelist and Coach at Amplitude, for this enlightening discussion on the current state of the ecommerce landscape.